托福写作 表格 (table)
The table below presents information about the Australian economy in the late 1980s
Period Manufacturing Mining Retail Trade Other
The table shows Australian company profits before tax by industry such as manufacturing, mining, retail trade and others in the late 1980s, According to the table , the manufacturing industry always had the most profits, mining the second and retail trade the third among the whole industry during that period.
Specifically, every industry had a different trend in gaining profits during that period. Manufacturing’s profits had a great rise between 1986 and 1988 from 4,650 to 6,615 million and then jumped again to 8,617 million during 1988 to 1989. However, the trend reversed from a great increase to a sudden drop during 1989 to 1990. Its profits fell to 7, 810 million at the end of late 1980s. As to mining, the profits dropped slightly during 1986 to 1988 from 3,840 to 3,816 million and then sharply fell to 3,540 million in 1989. Even then, the profits still had a dramatic increase in 1990 to 4,992 million. As far as retail trade was concerned, it increased steadily in gaining profits in the late 1980s from 612 to 1,373 million. The same as manufacturing, other industries also had great jump first from 1,232 to 1,511 to 1,696 million and then fell suddenly to 397 million.
In conclusion, over the four-year period, there was a sharp increase in the profit of manufacturing and retail trade while that of mining rose moderately. Interestingly, the profits of other experienced a dramatic fall in the year 1989 –1990.